WellStar Health Systems Respiratory Therapist -Charge in marietta, Georgia

Overview

At WellStar we all share common goals. That’s what makes us so successful – and such an integral part of our communities. We want the same things, for our organization, for our patients, and for our colleagues. As the largest not-for-profit healthcare system in Georgia, this means we pride ourselves on investing in the communities that we serve. We continue to provide innovative care models, focused on improving quality and access to healthcare.

Responsibilities

We have an immediate opening for a full time Charge Respiratory Therapist, who is responsible for directing and overseeing the daily activities of the unit on an assigned shift. The Charge Respiratory Therapist functions under the direction of the Manager / Resource Respiratory Therapist and is responsible for using independent judgment in coordinating the overall functions and activities of the Respiratory Care department on a designated shift to assure successful safe delivery of care, facilitates the direction of personnel/clinical activities of the department on the designated shift, serving as a resource/support to the staff, physicians, patients, families, and other departments, will be involved in direct patient care and may take a modified patient assignment, implements and monitors Performance Improvement processes, Customer Service and Safety and Quality initiatives for designated shift.

Qualifications

RequiredMinimumEducation: Associate Degree from an accredited school of respiratory care, licensure as a respiratory therapist in the State of Georgia; Registered Respiratory Therapist preferred

RequiredMinimumExperience: Minimum two years’ experience of respiratory care practice that includes sufficient clinical and leadership experience to ensure competence.

RequiredMinimumSkills: Ability to read, write and speak the English language: Strong customer service and interpersonal skills: Inter and Intra-departmental coordination of patient care activities: Delegation skills required: Ability to multi-task essential: Ability to function in stressful and emergency situations essential: Strong detail orientation required: Computer skills required: Personal time management skills are required.

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Join us for outstanding benefits and development opportunities. We also offer state-of-the-art technology, professional support and advancement, and colleagues that rank amongst the best in the country. The WellStar culture of caring has also been nationally recognized three years in a row by Fortune Magazine as one of the “100 Best Companies to Work For”. Step up to your potential. Find out more and apply today.

WellStar is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All applicants are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, veteran status or any status which is protected by local, state or federal law.

Department Respiratory Care Services

Facility WellStar Kennestone Hospital

Category Allied Health

City Marietta

Shift Days

State Georgia